The word “yoga” comes from the Sanskrit root “yuj”, which means “to join” or “to yoke”. Buddhi, one of the wives of Lord Ganeṣa, is the intellectual faculty. It is the power of the human mind to form and retain concepts, reason, judge, comprehend and understand. Buddhi Yoga is the “joining” of the buddhi to the karma, or actions. The practice of acting with awareness.